Maddie DeBilzan


Maddie DeBilzan is a reporter for the Shakopee Valley News.

Maddie DeBilzan, 11, and her father, Josh DeBilzan, with their whopper at the Clearwater Lake fishing tournament.

Joe Vanderford spoke through tears as he questioned the Minnesota Department of Correction’s delay in giving him hormone therapy treatment. “A…

Joe Vanderford talks about his experiences as a transgender man at a women’s prison in Shakopee. “It’s not easy,” he said. “You feel invisible.”

Joe Vanderford is seeking hormone therapy from the state corrections department. A transgender man who’s been sentenced to life for the 1986 m…

Perkins in Shakopee is closing, but not for a reason making the rounds on social media.

The Perkins in Shakopee is closing, but not because it sits on sacred ground, as some have speculated.

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